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Ford still working on fuel cell while banking largely on all-electric
As Ford continues to focus on fuel cell technology, the company is primarily banking on all-electric vehicles. Learn more about their latest reveal on CCJ.
December 2, 2020
Fleets report success with tandem-capable CNG hybrid
Tandem hauling isn't for diesel trucks only anymore. Trucks powered by CNG and equipped with the Hyliion Hybrid System are capable of tandem hauls as well.
December 2, 2020
Tesla Semi slated for 24% range increased
Elon Musk announced the development of a battery for the long-awaited Tesla Semi that's slated to increase its range from 500 to 621 miles. Details on CCJ.
November 25, 2020
Ford unveils 2022 E-Transit with 40% reduction in total cost of ownership
Ford continues to embrace California’s zero-emissions policies and the Paris Agreement with its reveal of the 2022 E-Transit van. Details here on CCJ.
November 13, 2020
From maintenance to charging, fleets detail experiences so far with Class 8 battery-powered trucks
Class 8 electric tractors are quietly making history in California though predictably, as with most cutting-edge technology, there’s been some bumps along the way.
November 3, 2020
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On ‘Battery Day,’ Tesla announces potential of new long-range battery for Semi
Tesla revealed three new battery plans at its 2020 Annyal Shareholder Meeting and Battery Day event. Learn more about what this means for the Tesla Semi on CCJ.
September 24, 2020
Electric vehicles charging the value equation of fleet telematics
Telematics providers are developing new features to monitor data points for electric vehicles. How will these changes impact fleets? See CCJ for more info.
September 17, 2020
A utility provider turned electric truck marketing guru — the new norm under shifting fuel landscape?
Southern California Edison offers a program for fleets in a state where OEMs must begin selling zero-emission commercial trucks and vans by 2024. More on CCJ.
September 15, 2020
Bill Gates nixes electric long-haul, supports alt fuel
In a recent blog post, Bill Gates explained the impracticality of electric vehicles for long-haul trucking and the need for bio-fuels instead. Details on CCJ.
September 10, 2020
‘You can’t just fill a battery’: Proponents say hydrogen power is trucking’s best path forward, critics argue otherwise
Proponents of using hydrogen fuel cells to power Class 8 trucks say it's a silver bullet to meet emissions standards. Detractors argue otherwise. More on CCJ.
August 19, 2020
Hydrogen-powered Class 8 rigs: How fuel cell trucks produce electric power and how they’re fueled
How do Class 8 fuel cell trucks produce power? How is hydrogen developed and stored? How are trucks re-fueled? Details on CCJ.
August 13, 2020
With zero-emissions truck mandates coming, OEs promise ‘cheaper than diesel’ hydrogen fuel cells — but key hurdles remain
As states look to ban truck emissions, traditional and upstart players alike are eyeing hydrogen-powered fuel cells as a key technology in meeting mandates.
August 10, 2020
Paccar stepping up fuel cell and electric truck production
Paccar is delivering hydrogen fuel cell Kenworth T680 trucks as well as battery-electric Peterbilt drayage trucks to several customers. Details here on CCJ.
July 27, 2020
Hyliion’s new electrified Class 8 powertrain uses nat gas to create electric power
The Hyliion Hypertruck ERX electric motor is powered by a battery pack that’s charged by an onboard nat gas or RNG powered generator. Learn more here on CCJ.
July 10, 2020
DOE pledges to build industry-ready fuel-cell truck
The U.S. DOE announced that it has plans to develop a heavy-duty fuel-cell truck to meet the demands of the trucking industry. Learn more about it on CCJ.
June 22, 2020
Debate over DC fast charging points to fleet needs, expectations
Debate continues over the safety of DC fast charging for electric vehicle batteries. If your fleet is considering EVs, read more about the debate here on CCJ.
June 21, 2020
New Samsara report helps fleets build case for electrification
According to a survey, fleets who own EVs indicated they have a more economic resilient fleet. Ninety six percent feel prepared to weather a recession.
May 20, 2020
Fuel-cell vs. battery power: Panel weighs the merits, challenges facing electric trucking
To help shed light on fuel cell and electric powertrains, the Green Truck Summit at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis hosted a panel this week to compare.
March 4, 2020
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New tech creates 'sharing economy' for fleets
Fleets are using new online platforms to collaborate, even with competitors, to find new markets for unused trailer space and equipment.
Digitizing paper for trucking success
The toughest 15 states for lights violations, one of the 2021 Roadcheck emphases
Pete's refreshed 579 all-in on aero, tech
Goodyear and ConMet to Offer Fleets the Commercial Tire Industry's First
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Take Control of Toll: How Violations Work and How to Minimize Fleet Impact
With the rapid adoption of cashless tolling across the country and the associated benefit in transponder deployment for operations and the company’s bottom line, it is now more important than ever for fleets to develop an informed toll management strategy